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Microsoft 365 platform is a Software as a Service solution and from time to time it went down.

When you cannot access Office 365 services check its outage status.

It could happen that you coming to the office in the morning (probably Monday morning πŸ˜‰) and you cannot access your Outlook emails, Teams does not work or you cannot log in to Office 365.

You should start analyzing what is really a problem here local network, internet connection or maybe your computer does not work proper way? But if everything seems to work properly, it could be Microsoft 365 outage.

I prepared a list of the most valuable resources where you can check the Office 365 services status.

☝ REMEMBER THAT OFFICE 365 OUTAGE COULD BE LOCAL

It sounds silly for the SaaS platform, but remember that Microsoft 365 services are based on local Azure Datacenters and the outage of Office 365 services could be limited just to the region of the globe. In most of the listed services that monitoring Office 365 status, you can limit the results to the country or region.

How to check if Office 365 is down right now?

Because of the nature of the Microsoft 365 services, there’s no one universal answer to that question. You will need to check the status of Office 365 services in the available monitoring portals. I did sum up the most valuable resources where you can check possible Microsoft 365 outage.

Microsoft 365 admin center – Service health report

If your Office 365 tenant is accessible and you have an admin role you can visit Microsoft 365 admin center.Β  In the Service health report where you can find the current status of the Microsoft services used on your tenant.

To be fair many times issues are listed here with a delay …. but still, this should be your first step in reviewing your Microsoft 365 services outage. Moreover, you can send the ticket request for Microsoft Support using the Request a ticket button.

πŸ‘‰ Microsoft 365 Service health report

 

Downdetector of Office 365 services

Downdetector is an outage monitoring solution with end-user feedback features. Frankly speaking in many cases this is a place where you can find first information that other people experience similar problems with accessing Microsoft 365. Downdetector monitors Office 365 service outage globally and you can filter issues to the specific country or go through the Microsoft 365 outage map.


πŸ‘‰ Downdetector for Office 365 services

πŸ‘‰ Downdetector for Office 365 outage map

 

Microsoft 365 Status – Twitter account

You don’t have to be a Twitter user to check one of the most useful accounts in the context of Office 365. Microsoft 365 Status account provides information about the current state of Office 365 services across the globe. In case of a possible Microsoft 365 outage check the most current tweets from this account.

πŸ‘‰ Microsoft 365 Status – Twitter account

 

Microsoft 365 Champions group on Facebook

Another place where you can find some information about issues with Microsoft 365 are communities across Facebook.Β  Personally I share some insights about problems in the community of the readers of this blog: Microsoft 365 Champions Community.

πŸ‘‰ Microsoft 365 Champions Community

Conclusion

Microsoft Office 365 services are quite stable, but in case of its outage, you can check if Office 365 is down in linked services.

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